Pick up your Booklets at the Church of the Mediator the day of the tour.
West Park Civic Association to Host 33rd Annual House Tour June 21 (11:00 – 4:00)
Join us for an intimate look at a selection of West Park's most beautiful homes. Follow the progress of renovations on the Shimer Mansion’s carriage house, currently being restored by Jaindl Properties. Wander through homes with beautiful woodwork, stained glass, and range of furnishings from traditional to contemporary. Visit elegant townhomes as well as a stately residence complete with a working elevator. Take in the 360 degree view from the roof top pavilion of The Livingston after touring one if its largest apartments. Marvel at the rarely seen, but spectacular historic lodge rooms at the Masonic Temple, each with their own style; Egyptian, Doric, Gothic, French Renaissance, and Italian Renaissance.
A free trolley will transport you from the Episcopal Church of the Mediator, 1620 Turner Street, to the Dime Savings and Loan building, now home to Renaissance Allentown Hotel. Enjoy a tour of the presidential suite at The Renaissance. Enter a drawing to win one of three autographed copies of My Father, In Snow written by local author, E. Sheila Johnson. Enjoy refreshments on the 10th floor terrace of the presidential suite. Also, experience Allentown’s newest upscale apartments at Strata Flats at Four City Center with a sneak preview of a model apartment.
Live music will be provided at several homes for your enjoyment and relaxation. Please wear soft soled shoes, no heels that may damage floors.
Tickets can be purchased the day of the tour for $15 at the Episcopal Church of the Mediator, 1620 W. Turner Street. Advance ticket sales are available for $12 at the following locations: Albrights Hardware, C. Leslie Smith, Phoebe Floral, Walter’s Pharmacy, Hummus House, and BoutiqueToGo. You may purchase tickets online at www.westpark-ca.org through PayPal. Tickets will also be available at Art in the Park on June 20. Free parking will be available, at the Masonic Temple parking lot at 1524 West Linden Street. This year’s tour is hosted by West Park Civic Association and sponsored by Jaindl Properties, City Center Lehigh Valley, National Penn Bank, and Perry Rome Productions.